Summer Film Camp Returning To Historic Tampa Theatre

SELL-OUT SUMMER FILM CAMP PROGRAM RETURNS TO TAMPA’S MAJESTIC MOVIE PALACE Each summer, Tampa Theatre’s historic auditorium lights up with young filmmakers working together to produce their visions on-screen. Campers entering grades 3-12 work in small groups to learn the creative process of digital filmmaking, from brainstorming, storyboarding, and scriptwriting to filming, lighting and editing. All of the necessary equipment is provided, including cameras, lights, sound equipment, Mac computers and software. By the end of the session, each production team will have a 3-5 minute movie to showcase. This summer,…

Sunshine State Angel Gowns

Recently, I met a lady who made me realize angels do live among us. I had the pleasure of spending time with Virginia Cortes, founder of Sunshine State Angel Gowns, Inc. Virginia gave me a tour of her home where she uses donated wedding dresses to create beautiful burial gowns for babies and children up to size 4T. Virginia lost her son at age 5, so creating these gowns is a way for her to give back to other families who are experiencing the unbearable heart ache of losing a child.…

Monster Energy Supercross Rides Into Tampa

Monster Energy Supercross Rides Into Raymond James Stadium on February 24, 2018! Tampa, start planning now!!! Here’s the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your loved ones. With tickets starting at just $20, Monster Energy Supercross is an affordable and fun event for families. This is the premier racing event as top riders from around the world face off when the gate drops at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. And here’s even more thrilling news: use code SXFEB at checkout while purchasing select seats online and save $5! Don’t delay, get the best seats available now!…

Crayola Experience Orlando Homeschool Weekday Specials For September and October

Homeschooling families, looking for a colorful adventure? Crayola Experience Orlando has a special weekday offer just for you! September 1 through October 31, 2017, take your homeschool family on a colorful adventure any weekday of the month! Discover the magic of color with 26-exciting-hands-on attractions for just *$12.99+ tax/per person with this special offer. PLUS, special field trip rates are available for homeschool groups of 15 or more. Crayola Experience is located at the Florida Mall (8001 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, Florida 32809) and open from 10 am – 8…

Tips To Limit Or Reduce Exposure To Plastic

When it comes to convenience, accessibility, and affordability, few materials beat plastic. It’s everywhere and has such a wide range of uses, especially in the kitchen. But plastic isn’t without its negative side. There are loads of chemicals that go into the making of plastic, and those chemicals don’t always stay where they are supposed to. Some leach out, and they may leach into our bodies, affecting brain, behavior, and glands in both children and adults. So if there’s no escaping plastic and no stopping the leaching of harmful materials,…

Grab A Free Starter Plant And Winter Park Honey Samples At Green Umbrella

I like to “think” I have a green thumb, but truth be told, I have not been able to grow tomatoes in Florida. Despite many unsuccessful attempts, I still find myself planting seedlings each year with similar disappointing results… too much sun exposure. I have even tried container gardening with hopes of relocating my plants during the day to avoid over exposure, but that still has not proven to be successful. Recently, I learned about a sustainable living showroom in Winter Park called Green Umbrella. They offer a free starter…

Tampa Get Ready For Westfield Back To School Bash

WESTFIELD HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL BASH AT WESTFIELD CITRUS PARK, WESTFIELD COUNTRYSIDE & WESTFIELD BRANDON Westfield wants to help make the Back to School season easier for all students by hosting a Back to School Bash at Westfield Citrus Park, Westfield Brandon and Westfield Countryside. Attendance is free and guests can enjoy professional sports team mascots, superheroes and princesses, interactive activities and much more. The Back To School Bash will also feature an expo area with information for activities, sports and programs for all children, including children with…

Preschool Numerical Order Card Game From education.com

Friends with preschoolers, here’s a fun game to practice numerical sequencing! A big thanks to Jennifer with Education.com for this wonderful guest blog! Make sure to visit education.com for additional learning resources, teaching tools, lessons and games.   Numerical Order Your child’s room may not always be orderly, but their number sense will be after learning how to play this card game. Your kid will practice numerical sequencing by placing cards in order by their numbers and suits. It’s a wonderful way to help them get a handle on counting, patterns and numerical…